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Chinese plane pulled from mud at Philippine airport

Manila - A Chinese plane that slid off the runway at Manila airport was removed from the muddy spot where it had been stuck for more than a day, officials said, allowing normal operations to resume on Saturday.

Mexico's AMLO calls for referendum on thorny new airport

Mexico - Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador called Friday for a referendum on a controversial new Mexico City airport, setting up a litmus test of his administration's fraught relations with the business sector.

Mexico will hold referendum on new airport: president-elect

Mexico - Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday he will call a referendum on a controversial new Mexico City airport that he has threatened to axe.

Flood toll in India's tourist hotspot Kerala jumps to 67

Kochi - The flood toll in India's southern tourist hotspot of Kerala jumped to 67 after another 25 deaths were reported Wednesday, with more than 50,000 people seeking shelter in relief camps, a state official told AFP.

Atlantia, Italy's motorway operator with global ambitions under scrutiny

Paris - Italian group Atlantia, whose operation of half of Italy's motorways is under risk following the collapse of a bridge in Genoa killing at least 39 people, is a major operator of toll roads and airports which is expanding rapidly internationally to beco...

Saudi state carrier hit by system failure ahead of hajj

Apo - Saudi Arabian Airlines says a system failure has resulted in disruption of flights, as the kingdom prepares to host the annual hajj pilgrimage.

US investigators find black box of crashed Seattle plane

Seattle - US investigators on Sunday said they found the flight data recorder of the Horizon Air plane stolen by a troubled Seattle airport worker amid plane wreckage on a sparsely populated island in Washington state.

Ryanair row deepens as European pilots strike

Frankfurt Am Main - Ryanair is bracing for mass travel disruptions on Friday as pilots across Europe begin a coordinated 24-hour strike to push their demands for better pay and conditions at the peak of the busy summer season.

Dutch court says Ryanair pilots' strike can go ahead

Haarlem - A Dutch court told Ryanair pilots in the Netherlands Thursday they could join a wave of strike action planned across Europe, set to plunge thousands of passengers into summer travel misery.

Dutch court says Ryanair pilots' strike can go ahead

Haarlem - A Dutch court told Ryanair pilots in the Netherlands Thursday they could join a wave of strike action planned across Europe, set to plunge thousands of passengers into summer travel misery.

German Ryanair pilots to join European strikes on Friday

Frankfurt Am Main - Germany's Ryanair pilots will join a wave of strikes against the no-frills carrier across Europe on Friday, escalating a row over pay and conditions at the height of the summer season.

German Ryanair pilots to join European strikes on Friday

Frankfurt Am Main - Germany's Ryanair pilots will join a wave of strikes against the no-frills carrier across Europe on Friday, escalating a row over pay and conditions at the height of the summer season.

Iran Air to receive 5 ATR planes before US sanctions

Tehran - Iran Air said Saturday it was set to take delivery of five new planes from Franco-Italian firm ATR just before renewed US sanctions go into effect.

Chinese relatives frustrated by MH370 report

Bejing - Relatives expressed frustration Friday after a long-awaited official report into the disappearance of loved ones aboard Flight MH370 offered little information on the disappearance of the plane and had not been translated into Chinese.

Vietnam property tycoon bets big on new airline

Hanoi - Pressed by poverty into work when he was 14, Trinh Van Quyet now presides over a Vietnamese property empire and is betting billions on a new airline in Southeast Asia's crowded aviation sector.

97 injured as Mexican plane crashes at airport in hail storm

Durango - An Aeromexico flight crashed on takeoff during a heavy hail storm in northern Mexico, engulfing the plane in flames and injuring 97 people, officials said Tuesday.

Dozens injured in Mexican plane crash

Durango - Dozens of people were injured as an airliner crashed on takeoff during a heavy hail storm in northern Mexico, engulfing the plane in flames, officials said Tuesday.

Anger as MH370 report offers no new clues to aviation's greatest mystery

Putrajaya - Investigators said Monday they still do not know why Malaysia's Flight MH370 vanished four years ago in aviation's greatest mystery, sparking anger and disappointment among relatives of those on board.

Anger as MH370 families say official report offers no new information

Putrajaya - A long-awaited official report into the disappearance of Flight MH370 gave no new clues about why the plane vanished, relatives of those on board the aircraft said Monday, expressing anger and disappointment.

Munich airport cancels 200 flights after intruder alert

Berlin - Around 200 flights had to be cancelled and two terminals evacuated at Munich airport on Saturday after an unidentified person entered a secure area, police and the airport said.

Air China Paris-Beijing flight turns back over false terror alarm

Paris - An Air China flight from Paris to Beijing turned back 30 minutes after take-off on Thursday due to a terrorism threat that subsequently turned out to be a false alarm, the French authorities said.

India detains mother over dead baby in plane toilet

New Delhi - A 19-year-old woman was detained after a dead newborn baby was found in the toilet of an Indian passenger plane, police told AFP Thursday.

Ryanair strike grounds flights across Europe

Madrid - Ryanair on Wednesday pressed ahead with its cancellation of some 300 flights across Europe as its cabin crew began a two-day strike in Spain, Portugal, Belgium and Italy.

UAE ordered by UN court to protect rights of Qataris

Den Haag - The UN's top court Monday ordered the United Arab Emirates to protect the rights of Qatari citizens, wading into a bitter year-long crisis triggered when Gulf countries snapped ties with Doha.

Ryanair cabin crew to strike Wednesday, Thursday

Madrid - With the busy summer season in full swing, Ryanair's cabin crew are all set to go on strike Wednesday and Thursday in Spain, Portugal, Belgium and Italy, forcing the airline to cancel 600 flights.

Nigeria national flag carrier plan gets mixed reaction

Lagos - Nigeria chose one of the world's top international airshows to unveil its plans for a new national flag carrier, with a glitzy launch aimed at attracting foreign investors.

Ryanair cancels Ireland-UK flights as pilots strike

Dublin - Ryanair pilots unhappy over pay and other work conditions carried out further strike action Friday, unions said, resulting in the cancellation of 24 flights between Ireland and the UK.

Space, not Brexit, is final frontier for Scottish outpost

Farnborough - Never mind Brexit: For a remote peninsula in the Scottish highlands, the buzz is all about hi-tech rocket launchers firing satellites into space.

Belgian airspace closed over computer glitch

Apo - Belgium on Thursday closed its airspace following a computer glitch linked to problems downloading data related to flight plans, said Belgocontrol, the company tasked with controlling the country's skies.

Ryanair strike hits 600 flights, 100,000 passengers

Madrid - Ryanair on Wednesday said it had cancelled 600 flights in Europe on July 25 and 26 due to cabin crew strikes in Spain, Portugal and Belgium.
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